Pork Production Technician (Petersfield)

Posted on:  September 12, 2017 MLAF

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,500 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

We are recruiting individuals to join our agribusiness team of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. We are one of Canada’s industry-leading agribusinesses (hog production) providing long-term value, quality, research-based products, services and information in an environmentally responsible manner. As a member of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., we offer excellent opportunities for career-minded individuals.

PORK PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN
Paradigm Farms Sow (Petersfield, MB area) – Full Time Position
Starting Rate: $14.60 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Pork Production Technician works directly with the Specialist, Manufacturing and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities in the barn. This position requires the person to be part of a team working towards specific production goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with all areas of production including the feeding and general care of pigs, maintaining herd health and environment for pigs, pressure washing and preparing rooms, as well as general maintenance and cleaning.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

• Experience in hog production will be considered an asset
• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
• Strong communication skills (oral and written)
• Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities and complex tasks simultaneously
• A valid driver’s licence and the ability to get to and from work located in a rural area is required
• Weekend and holiday hours are required on a rotational basis

Please submit resume to:
Fax: 204-355-4404 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position. Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. We ensure that our recruitment practices are supportive of this commitment.